Consumers at the Crossroads of Retail and Tech: The Big Picture

By Mary Kane, Executive Editor and Andrew Karp, Lens & Tech Editor
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:59 PM In an informative keynote presentation, global retail expert Deborah Weinswig, CEO and founder of Coresight Research, offered a detailed look at how the cross-currents of retail and technology are shaping the customer experience, and what that means for retailers, suppliers and health care companies.

Arming Consumers With More Tools to Drive the Health Care Conversation

By Mary Kane, Executive Editor
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:53 PM In an afternoon session, titled Empowering Millions of Health Conscious Consumers, the top doctor at WebMD, the widely recognized health care information company, guided attendees on how to drive today’s health care conversation. It seems WebMD, the leading health and wellness site, knows a thing or two about today’s health conscious consumer, according to John Whyte, MD, MPH, and chief medical officer for WebMD.

VM Wants to Know: What’s on Your Mind?

Monday, December 14, 2009 12:38 AM These days, it seems like everyone has an opinion and I’m not just talking about the VM editors whose faces and words appear on this page every month.

Making the Right Connections

By Mary Kane: Executive Editor
Monday, September 21, 2009 1:25 AM Twittering. Texting. Tag, you’re it! It seems that within the past year, the technology of communicating with one another has reached a dizzying level of intensity.

Cover Story: Agents of Change

By Mary Kane: Executive Editor
Monday, July 20, 2009 2:03 AM In our seventh annual special report, we tell the success stories of women in optical as they continue to take on leadership roles in companies via R&D, design, marketing, sales and educational institutions.

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The Year of Uncertainty

By Mary Kane: Executive Editor
Monday, June 15, 2009 1:05 AM Six months into 2009 seems as good a time as any to look back at the year before trying to catch a glimpse of what’s ahead, but one thing is certain: uncertainty will continue to prevail.